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What causes white pimple on tongue and how can I get rid of it?

What causes white pimple on tongue and how can I get rid of it?

Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles are caused by an obstructed or ruptured salivary gland duct, hence clear fluid within. Some mucoceles spontaneously resolve on their own after a short time. Others are chronic and requmucire removal through minimally invasive sx or the use of a laser. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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White pimples on tongue and inside mouth. Doctor prescribed nilstat(nystatin) and said its infection. Old one disappeared and new one comes out.

White pimples on tongue and inside mouth. Doctor prescribed nilstat(nystatin) and said its infection. Old one disappeared and new one comes out.

? thrush: Sounds like thrush. Make sure you use the Nystatin for at least two days after the lesions resolve. Best bet is to call your doctor for further management. There are other meds that can be used, and he may want to do more studies to find out the cause of the thrush. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get a white pimple on my tongue frenulum.After 1-2 days it dissapears but after a few days it may reappear(in the same spot).no pain?

Sometimes i get a white pimple on my tongue frenulum.After 1-2 days it dissapears  but after a few days it may reappear(in the same spot).no pain?

See your dentist and: Get it checked out. Hopefully it's nothing, but they can work this up further, if they have to. Better to be safe than sorry. They'll know more by examining it closely to see what it is. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a white pimple under my tongue on the little tendon. Also my right gland is swollen and keeps getting food stuck in it. It hurts?

I have a white pimple under my tongue on the little tendon. Also my right gland is swollen and keeps getting food stuck in it. It hurts?

Consultation: Have the Dentist or Oral Surgeon see this. It may be that the duct is blocked and the saliva is backing up in the gland - this will cause swelling and pain. ...Read more

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I have a white/pinkish pimple on my tongue .. My health anxiety makes me think it's cancer. It just appeared about 4 days ago?

I have a white/pinkish pimple on my tongue .. My health anxiety makes me think it's cancer.  It just appeared about 4 days ago?

Health anxiety: That's a common problem and CBT therapists are really good at helping you lessen it. Often it's a good idea to have an exam and explanation of the results along w/ what they would look like if you had the illness. This will rule out your fear and educate you. Being in the dark is scary - facts are a light. You can learn in CBT if you seriously try. Best! ...Read more

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2 year old has a white pimple on jaw under tongue. Has cold/cough now and has been scratching around his neck and back of legs. What is this pimple?

MD and DDS: First have your child seen by your pediatrician or family physician, who can evaluate the entire situation. If your physician feels that he\she should also be seen by a pedodontist (pediatric dentist), that would be a good idea also. I hope your child has already been seen by one, which is recommended by this time anyway. We can't diagnose the pimple without actually seeing it. ...Read more

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Sensation of hair swallowing uncomferbAle feeling in throat, white pimples on back of tongue and weird feeling on back of the tongue ?

Glossitis: possible inflammation of the tongue and the back of the tongue, near the taste buds. Should be checked. Advise warm water gargles and glycerine-zinc losenges ( Cold-Eze) ...Read more

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Ear pain, neck pain lymph node and white pimples-bumps on my tongue like 3 of them in the back of my tongue? What could it be? I'm scared

Ear pain, neck pain lymph node and white pimples-bumps on my tongue like 3 of them in the back of my tongue? What could it be? I'm scared

Scared: Please see your md/ent. Could be flu with strep and is easily solved. We cannot diagnose over the internet and too many possibilities with the information given so see your doctor please. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple looking bump under my tongue. It's not painful, it's just there. What should I do?

I have a white pimple looking bump under my tongue. It's not painful, it's just there. What should I do?

See someone: If you have just noticed it then it must have been increasing in size. See your dentist or ENT or family doctor for a check. It is most likely benign but let's make sure that's the case. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more